Main Meals Recipes
| Beef in Creamy Mushroom Sauce |
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup water
1 pound lean beef boneless sirloin steak -- about 1/2 inch thick
1 small onion -- chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 clove garlic -- crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 medium red bell pepper -- cut into bite-size pieces
3 cups sliced mushrooms (about 8 ounces)
1/4 cup brandy
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon low-sodium beef bouillon granules
2 tablespoons nonfat sour cream
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
3 cups hot cooked mostaccioli
Stir cornstarch into water; set aside. Trim fat from beef steak. Cut beef
into thin strips, about 1 1/2 ? 1/2 inch.
Spray 10-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-high
heat. Cook onion, garlic, salt and pepper in skillet about 3 minutes,
stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in beef and bell pepper.
Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently until beef is no longer pink.
Stir in mushrooms.
Add brandy to skillet; sprinkle bouillon granules over beef mixture. Heat
to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 minute. Stir in sour cream.
Stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook over medium-high heat about 2 minutes,
stirring frequently, until thickened. Stir in chives. Serve over
| Beef and Broccoli with Garlic Sauce |
1/2 pound beef boneless sirloin or round steak
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash white pepper
1 pound broccoli -- cut into flowerets and 1 ? 1/2-inch pieces (4 cups)
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic (6 cloves)
1 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
2 tablespoons brown bean paste
1 (8 ounce) can sliced bamboo shoots -- drained
2 cups hot cooked rice
Trim fat from beef. Cut beef lengthwise into 2-inch strips. Cut strips
crosswise into 1/8-inch slices. Toss beef with salt and white pepper.
Place broccoli in 1 inch boiling water; heat to boiling. Cover and cook 2
minutes. Immediately rinse with cold water; drain. Mix cornstarch and soy
sauce; stir in sesame oil and broth.
Spray nonstick wok or 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat
over medium-high heat until cooking spray starts to bubble. Add beef;
stir-fry about 2 minutes or until brown. Remove beef from wok. Cool wok
slightly. Wipe clean and respray. Add oil and rotate wok to coat sides.
Heat over medium-high heat. Add garlic, gingerroot and bean paste;
stir-fry 30 seconds. Add bamboo shoots; stir-fry 20 seconds. Stir in beef
and broccoli. Stir in cornstarch mixture; cook and stir about 30 seconds
or until thickened. Serve over rice.
| Balsamic Pork with Mixed-Herb Brush |
Category: Main Dishes/Pork
Balsamic Pork with Mixed-Herb Brush
2 (3/4-pound) pork tenderloins (about 1 1/2 pounds)
8 large sprigs rosemary
8 large sprigs thyme
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
Cut each pork tenderloin crosswise into 6 pieces. Press each piece, cut
side down, to form a round, about 1 1/2 inches thick. If end pieces are
thin, coil into round fillets; secure with toothpicks. Place rosemary and
thyme sprigs in nonmetal dish or heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Stir
in vinegar and oil. Add pork, turning to coat with marinade. Cover dish or
seal bag and refrigerate, turning pork 2 to 3 times, at least 1 hour but
no longer than 24 hours.
Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct
heat. Remove pork and herbs from marinade; reserve marinade. Place herbs
directly on hot coals. Immediately cover and grill pork 4 to 5 inches from
medium heat 7 minutes, turning and brushing frequently with marinade.
Discard any remaining marinade. Cover and grill pork 6 to 8 minutes
longer, turning frequently, until slightly pink in center. Remove
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